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DONNIE DARKO . . . coming 8/15!

13 Aug

Join us this Tuesday for DONNIE DARKO and watch as Jake Gyllenhaal asks the eternal question, “Why are you wearing that stupid bunny suit?” If you’re tired of waiting for Season 2 of STRANGER THNGS to drop, then Richard Kelly’s time-bending phantasmagoria of Sci-Fi, Horror, teen angst, and 80s nostalgia ought to do you just right. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as our titular hero opposite Drew Barrymore, Patrick Swayze, Noah Wylie, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, and his own sister Maggie. Plus if you pay close attention, you’ll catch the big screen debut of Seth Rogan.

DONNIE DARKO is brought to you by our friends at Red Hook Bait & Tackle and The Good Fork. The Fork will joining us a the pier serving up a dinner of Pork and Chive Sliders with crunchy slaw and kimchi aioli on a potato roll (tofu version available for the veggies, both $7). And as usual, our dessert options are an embarrassment of riches with sweet treats available from Dolce Brooklyn, KingLeche Cremes, and Steve’s Authentic Key Lime Pies.

See you at the pier!

 

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE . . . coming 8/1!

30 Jul

Dig out your Moon Boots and dust off your dance moves, because this Tuesday at the pier we’re showing NAPOLEAN DYNAMITE. The little-indie-that-could became a pop culture phenomenon in 2004, pulling in nearly 45 million dollars at the box-office and making a cultural touchstone of it’s titular geek. Tater Tots and hipster vernacular would never be the same.

NAPOLEON DYNOMITE is brought to you by our friends at Waterfront Kitchens and Pizza Moto. Dinner will be 10″ personal pizzas (plain or pepperoni, $8 each) courtesy of Pizza Moto’s mobile pizza oven, along with limonata, aranciata, and blood orange San Pellegrino sodas ($3). Steve’s Authentic Key Lime Pies will be open across the parking lot selling their tarts and swingles. And Dolce Brooklyn and KingLeche Cremes will treat us to a selection of handmade gelato, sorbetto, and goat’s milk ice-cream.

See you at the pier!

Tuesday, July 25th ZOOTOPIA! Our first kids film of the summer.

22 Jul

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Come join us this coming Tuesday, July 25th for Zootopia. This 2016, 3D computer animated, mystery, comedy adventure uses the allegory of big city life, and all of its challenges, under the guise of playful and endearing animal characters. The two main heroes are a spunky and intelligent rabbit police officer–the first of her species–  and a cunning sly red fox/ lovable con artist. Together, the duo must solve the mystery involving the disappearance of several “residents” in the area.

We are proud to screen this film for kids both large and small. As always it comes courtesy of the generous support of our awesome local sponsors, Foxy & Winston, Wine Dogs, and Brooklyn Ice House.

Brooklyn Ice House will be serving delicious pulled pork sandwiches with cole slaw for $5, and mac & cheese for $4. Yum. We hope to see you.

FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF . . . coming 7/11!

7 Jul

 

We know you’re still recovering from your red-white-and-blue, gunpowder-hotdogs-and apple-pie hangover–not to mention the rude reality of returning to work–but don’t despair! While one celebration has ended, another is just beginning. This Tuesday marks the first night in the eight week party that is Red Hook Flicks’ Movies on the Pier and we’re kicking things off right with a John Hughes classic: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. While a career-making film for Matthew Broderick as the titular proto-slacker, the film also stars a veritable who’s who of eighties Hollywood, including: Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Grey, Ben Stein, and Charlie Sheen.

Ferris Bueller is brought to you via the generous support of DRY DOCK WINE + SPIRITS and FORT DEFIANCE. Fort D will be on deck that night serving skillet-fried buttermilk chicken, cheddar biscuits, coleslaw, and bread and butter pickles ($13 for the combo); and, as always, Steve’s Key Lime Pies will be open across the parking lot slinging their signature pies and swingles. KingLeche Cremes returns with their goat’s milk ice cream bars and popcorn. And this year Dolce Brooklyn will be gracing us with their handmade gelato and sorbetto.

So, come hungry people and we’ll see you on the pier! Chick chicka chick-ahhh….

Our 2017 Schedule is Live!

8 Jun

You wouldn’t know it from the cloudy, soggy weather of late, but we’re just under two weeks out from the official start of Summer. Of course down in Red Hook, summer doesn’t really feel like it’s hit full swing until you’re lounging under the setting sun at Valentino Pier, eating some amazing local food, and watching one of our favorite movies–which is why we’re excited to announce that our  Summer 2017 Red Hook Flicks schedule is now live and can be viewed here! We’ve got another season of great movies planned for you and all thanks to our local sponsors, without whom none of this would happen. So, three cheers for them and see you at the pier!

Summer is Coming!

14 May

The official start of summer is a little over a month away. And here at Red Hook Flicks, that means one thing: Movies on the Pier are almost here! We’ve been working hard to put together a slate of great movies to help while away those balmy nights by Buttermilk Channel. Keep your eyes peeled because we’ll be announcing soon!

RESERVOIR DOGS . . . coming 8/9!

7 Aug

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Like K-Billy’s Super Sounds of the Seventies Weekend, over here at Red Hook Flicks we just keep on trucking . . . Next in our line-up is Quentin Tarantino’s first and one of his best films–RESERVOIR DOGS. Starring Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth, Chris Penn, Laurence Tierney, the voice of comedian Steven Wright, and Tarrantino himself, the darkly comic heist-gone-awry picture caused an uproar when it first premiered at Sundance and set the template for Tarrantino’s signature style of rapid-fire, pop-culture infused banter, gleeful profanity, heightened violence, and narrative gymnastics. Itself an homage to Tarrantino’s favorite films, RESERVOIR DOGS helped set off the golden age of independent filmmaking that was the nineties and its imitators are legion.

RESERVOIR DOGS is brought to you by WATERFRONT KITCHENS and PIZZA MOTO, who is motoring over to the park with their hand-made mobile wood-fired oven on Tuesday. They’ll be serving margherita, pepperoni, and mushroom pizzas ($3/slice); San Pelligrino limonata and aranciata ($2.00); and they’ll even make vegan pies on request! KingLeche Cremes will be back with their goats milk ice cream bars. And Steve’s Authentic Key Lime Pies will stay open late as usual for us.

See you at the pier!